Kathmandu, December 16, 2016:Â Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal officially inaugurated the Chandragiri Cable Car service in Chandragiri, Kathmandu on Thursday. Chandragiri Hills Ltd organised a special programme to mark the official launching ceremony of the cable car service.
Invited as chief guest during the programme, PM Dahal enjoyed the moment and performed a brief dance with the local artists.
Chandragiri is seven kilometers from Thankot, which lies on the south-west of Kathmandu valley. The 2.5 kilometer journey passes through a spectacular forest and natural landscapes.
At an altitude of 2,540 metres from the sea level, the hilltop offers a breathtaking view of the Himalayan range and lush green forests. The surrounding hills are often blanketed by fog with chilly winds blowing. On a clear day, a row of Himalayan peaks extending from Annapurna in the West to Everest in the East can be seen from the top.
A one-way ticket costs Rs 450 and it costs Rs700 for a two-way ticket. Foreigners are charged $22 per person, while the price for Saarc nationals is IRs700.
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